Burke, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Burke, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Burke had a population of 787 as of July 1, 2016. Burke ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Burke is located at latitude 31.2357 and longitude -94.7648 in Angelina County. The formal boundaries for the City of Burke (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Angelina County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 272 feet.

The City of Burke (GNIS ID: 2409942) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Burke is located within Diboll Division of Angelina County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Burke population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Burke, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 787
Population in Households 675
Population in Familes 606
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density1 280
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 272
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $92,284
Average Home Value $144,796


Median Household Income $53,407
Average Household Income $67,882
Per Capita Income $22,511
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 1.09%
Households 0.97% 1.15%
Families 1.16% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Burke, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burke to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1090 38th
Population Density1 # 1404 20th
Diversity Index2 # 407 77th
Median Household Income # 531 70th
Per Capita Income # 880 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.